18.19. Writing to Standard Output
Use echo or print:
print "Where did my pastrami sandwich go?"; echo "It went into my stomach.";
// this is OK (12 == $status) ? print 'Status is good' : error_log('Problem with status!'); // this gives a parse error (12 == $status) ? echo 'Status is good' : error_log('Problem with status!');
Use php://stdout as the filename if you're using the file functions:
$fh = fopen('php://stdout','w') or die($php_errormsg);
Writing to standard output via a file handle instead of simply with print( ) or echo is useful if you need to abstract where your output goes, or if you need to print to standard output at the same time as writing to a file. See Section 18.20 for details.
$fh = fopen('php://stderr','w');
18.19.4. See Also
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